Saturday 11 July, 2020

Bound, stabbing victim identified

The young man who was bound with rope and stabbed yesterday has been identified by police.

He is 21-year-old Jaquan Stoute, of St Michael.

"The male stabbed at Briar Hall, Christ Church has been identified as Jaquan Stoute, 21 years of Marl Hole, St Michael."  

Acting Public Relations Officer with the Royal Barbados Police Force, Sergeant Michael Blackman explained that Stoute was discovered when police responded to reports of a shooting:

"About 2:27 pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018, police responded to reports of shots being fired at Briar Hall, Christ Church. 

"On arrival, police found a male who was bound with rope and nursing injuries to his stomach and chest. The injured man was transported to the QEH by ambulance. Investigations are continuing."

He added that police retrieved a weapon from the scene:

"Police also recovered a .38 revolver at the Briar Hall, Christ Church incident." 

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